Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Erastroides Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 20 [list], 98.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Erastroides oliviaria Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 20 (list), 99, pl.162, fig.23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female CEYLON: Dickoya, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus ERASTROIDES.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ERASTROIDES and included species.


Submit correction/addition